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Get rid of Silverlight and Java

Created: 26 Feb 2013 | 2 comments
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Silverlight is no longer supported by Microsoft.  Java, as an upload tool, is horrible and notorious for being slow.  HTML 5 has been out for some time... why not move to it?

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Nicolas Horchower's picture

Current console is too big :

-silverlight
-java
-html
-activeX

Saddly they removed flash to complete the bundle ;)

Best would be to have one or two mono technology console :

-web browser : HTML5 only

and maybe :

-one standalone application (Java : multi platform) : offline features, boost uploading (resuming/offline),...

But this last one is less and less usefull as HTML5 is supposed to do this too now.

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jpellet2's picture

Silverlight HAS to go...It causes more trouble than what its really worth. I'd be OK leaving Java if we could get rid of Silverlight. Half the time I can't get pages to even render right, specifically on the Jobs/Tasks page. I can only render what my mouse hovers over. Once I remove Silverlight and re-install it it works for about a week and then goes back downhill again.

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